The calf was held in high esteem by the Jews as food. ( 1 Samuel 28:24 ; Luke 15:23 ) The molten calf prepared by Aaron for the people to worship, ( Exodus 32:4 ) was probably a wooden figure laminated with gold, a process which is known to have existed in Egypt. [AARON]
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[J] indicates this entry was also found in Jack Van Impe's Prophecy Dictionary
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Calneh, or Calno (fortress of Anu ), appears in #Ge 10:10| among the cities of Nimrod Probably the site is the modern Niffer In the eighth century BC Caneh was taken by one of the Assyrian kings, and never recovered its prosperity #Isa 10:9; Am 6:2|'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".